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These lyrics go with this pic..

Heaven bent to take my hand
And lead me through the fire
Be the long awaited answer
To a long and painful fight

Truth be told I’ve tried my best
But somewhere along the way
I got caught up in all there was to offer
And the cost was so much more than I could bear

Though I’ve tried, I’ve fallen…
I have sunk so low
I have messed up
Better I should know
So don’t come round here
And tell me I told you so…

We all begin with good intent
Love was raw and young
We believed that we could change ourselves
The past could be undone
But we carry on our backs the burden
Time always reveals
The lonely light of morning
The wound that would not heal
It’s the bitter taste of losing everything
That I have held so dear.

Heaven bent to take my hand
Nowhere left to turn
I’m lost to those I thought were friends
To everyone I know
Oh they turned their heads embarassed
Pretend that they don’t see
But it’s one missed step
You’ll slip before you know it
And there doesn’t seem a way to be redeemed

Though I’ve tried, I’ve fallen…
I have sunk so low
I have messed up
Better I should know
So don’t come round here
And tell me I told you so…

Comments

  • micklyn
    micklynover 5 years ago

    perfect clarity in the eyes, moving and thought provoking words. Great work, Gemma.

  • Wow Thanks, coming from you (genius of portraits) I feel very honoured :-) Thank you

    – Gemma Burleigh

  • Barssel
    Barsselover 5 years ago

    Dramatic portrait……………….love the expression and the B&W treatment

  • Thank you :-)

    – Gemma Burleigh

  • Jeni
    Jeniover 5 years ago

    Beautiful.. very, very pretty.

  • Thanks Jennifer.

    – Gemma Burleigh

  • Luis Laredo
    Luis Laredoover 5 years ago

    It’s definitely one of your best ‘real’ images.

  • thanks, I really am happy with this one. Love the clarity to it all.

    – Gemma Burleigh

  • WhiteWedding
    WhiteWeddingover 5 years ago

    Great shot….

  • Thanks :-)

    – Gemma Burleigh

  • Tenee Attoh
    Tenee Attohover 5 years ago

    Very deep warm image

  • Thank you :-)

    – Gemma Burleigh

  • carss66
    carss66over 5 years ago

    beautiful face,love the lighting and the model

  • Thank you, it’s my fave self portrait so far.

    – Gemma Burleigh

  • Elizarose
    Elizaroseabout 5 years ago

    The eyes are confronting, i like it.~!

  • SquarePeg
    SquarePegabout 5 years ago

  • thank you James!! I am over the moon with being featured!
    Huge Thanks :-)

    – Gemma Burleigh

  • Mark Snelling
    Mark Snellingalmost 5 years ago

    Lovely sp :)

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